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Tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea

22 September 2022, 2.00pm

Chelsea Pensioner
Chelsea Pensioner
Chelsea Pensioner
22 September 2022, 2.00pm

Tour of the Royal Hospital Chelsea

Explore the 330-year-old Royal Hospital Chelsea and its stories and collections with a member of our iconic resident veteran community.

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Experience the Royal Hospital through the eyes of one of its iconic residents!

Discover Nell Gwynn’s rumoured role in the Hospital’s establishment, learn about the military titan who lay in state in the Great Hall and hear the stories of residents past and present.

This lively 90-minute visit, conducted personally by one of the Chelsea Pensioners, will transport you from the dawn of Restoration England through the Napoleonic Wars and the austerity of two World Wars.

This is a privileged opportunity to uncover the stories behind this important heritage site and hear more about daily life at the present-day Royal Hospital.

The tour includes a visit to our museum and gift shop.

The Royal Hospital Chelsea

The Royal Hospital remains one of the most iconic sites in London. As the permanent home to the Chelsea Pensioners, it is numbered among the nation’s most loved and valued working historic buildings.

The Royal Hospital’s relevance to modern society remains undiminished, continuing a centuries-old tradition of veteran care.

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22 September 2022
2.00pm - 3.30pm
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Royal Hospital Chelsea (Chelsea Gate)
Royal Hospital Road
London, SW3 4SR United Kingdom